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How do you form the Passe Compose?
Subject + present tense verb (avoir or etre) + past participle.

J'ai vu = Je + avoir + p.p. of voir.
How do you form L'imparfait?

(imperfect past)Used to describe a state of being, a description, a condition, or a long period of time.
L'imparfait is formed by dropping the -ons ending from the verb and adding:

-ais
-ais
-ait
-ions
-iez
-aient

Je parlais = Je + parlons -ons + ais.
How do you form the Conditional?
For regular -er and -ir verbs, add the appropriate ending to the infinitive. For -re endings drop the final e before adding the ending. Conditional endings are:

-ais
-ais
-ait
-ions
-iez
-aient

(the conditional stem ALWAYS ends in R)
How do you form L'imperatif?
The imperatif or regular -ir and -re verbs is the regular present tense. The imperatif of -er verbs is the same except that the e in the tu form is dropped.
How do you form the Futur simple/ Futur Proche?
Subject + Aller + infinative of verb.

Ils vont envoyer la lettre.